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India needs aggressive energy policy for sustained 9-10 per cent GDP growth: Amitabh Kant

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 16, 2016

India requires an aggressive energy policy that promotes domestic manufacturing and cuts down import dependence to ensure sustained 9-10 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate over...

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Subject Tags: industry news , policy

Goa moves to implement new plastic waste management rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 1, 2016

With the garbage management problem ballooning out of hand largely due to proper regulation, the state government faces an uphill task in enforcing the new Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016...

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1% budget allocation of each government department to climate change adaptation

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 25, 2016

In a major decision to deal with climate change which is threatening to assume worrying proportions, the Uttarakhand government has decided to deploy one percent of the total budget of each of...

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Cabinet nod for Odisha Renewable Energy Policy-2016 and policies on eight other sectors

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2016

Ahead of the Make-In-Odisha conclave to be held here from November 30, the State Cabinet on Tuesday approved policies on nine sectors to be announced during the mega event.

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Action Plan on Climate Change to get momentum in Kerala: CM Vijayan

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2016

CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala on Monday decided to give a momentum to its ambitious Action Plan on Climate Change to prepare the coastal state to face...

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Subject Tags: Climate Change , policy

Following Delhi’s pollution disaster, Maharashtra adopts policy to curb transport of fly ash

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2016

Delhi’s air pollution disaster a fortnight ago seems to have alerted the Maharashtra government into taking preventive measures at the earliest. On Tuesday, the state cabinet approved the State...

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Centre plans green transport push in the country

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 9, 2016

The urban development ministry is preparing a plan for promoting "green transport" in cities in a bid to reduce vehicular pollution and put a brake on the rising number of private vehicles. ...

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Subject Tags: green transport , policy

Action plan for New Delhi for Air pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 3, 2016

The Delhi government on Tuesday announced an action plan to deal with the severe pollution this winter. This includes a crackdown on construction sites violating norms, reviving the Swachch...

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Rs.10 Lakh for each mandi for setting up Waste Management Plants Under e-Nam Scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 3, 2016

Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh brief the media about the outcome of Swachhta Pakhwada and initiatives taken by the Ministry. Shri Singh informed that as...

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Subject Tags: policy , waste management

India moves up by just one notch on World Bank's 'ease of doing business' index

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 27, 2016

After pinning its hopes on a significant improvement in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index, India has managed to move up by only one rank in the Doing Business Report 2017. India’s...

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